Moscow. July 25. INTERFAX.RU – the Russian stock Market opened on Tuesday, the bipolar dynamics of prices of blue chips amid mixed external factors – consolidation sentiment in world stock markets and rising oil prices; indexes MICEX and RTS per minute bidding edged up 0.1-0.2 percent.
By 10:01 GMT MICEX index amounted to 1933,6 points (+0.1%), RTS index – 1015,49 points (+0,2%); ruble prices of most of the major “chips” on the Moscow stock exchange changed within 1%.
Worth $ 59.95 rouble (ruble -0,06).
Increased ruble-denominated shares of “Gazprom oil” (+1,6%), Mechel (+0,6%), “Norilsk Nickel” (+0,1%), Rosneft (+0,3%), Russian grids (+0,5%), “Rostelecom” (+0,8%), RUSAL (+0,9%), “RusGidro” (+0,5%).
Cheaper paper “Bashneft” (-1,9%), LUKOIL (-0.2 Percent), “Mobile TeleSystems” (-0,4%), NOVATEK (-0,4%), “Surgutneftegaz” (-0,5%), “Tatneft” (-0,3%).
Indexes in the U.S. were mixed, Dow Jones and S&P 500 down, Nasdaq rose to another record. This week is loaded enterprise reporting and vital statistics. About 200 companies from the S&P 500 index will release quarterly reports this week from the published reports net profit 68% of companies have exceeded forecasts on wall street.
The attention of traders this week is also aimed at the next meeting of the Federal reserve system (FRS), which will be held July 25-26. Experts do not expect the fed change the base interest rate, but will be watching for signals on when the U.S. Central Bank intends to begin reducing the amount of assets on the balance sheet.
On Monday, the international monetary Fund published the July update of World Economic Outlook, in which there is a decrease in the U.S. role as a source of improvement in the global economy. Forecast of GDP growth in the July version of the WEO repeats the June evaluation country report – a rise of 2.1% in 2017-2018, but it is weaker than the April expectations, amounting to 2.3% and 2.5% respectively.
In Asia on Tuesday dynamics of the indices are also combined (dipped China) in anticipation of fed meeting, oil market prices are rising on expectations of the limitations of its production in Nigeria and the statements of Saudi Arabia that the decline in exports since August 1.
The cost of the September futures for Brent crude by 10:01 GMT on Tuesday was $48,8 per barrel (+0.4% and +1.1 percent the day before), in September the price of WTI of $46.55 per barrel (+0.5% and +1.3% in Monday).